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Anchorage man identified as pilot killed in cargo plane crash

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Posted: Wednesday, October 17, 2012 4:34 pm | Updated: 11:39 am, Mon Jan 21, 2013.

ANCHORAGE, Alaska - Alaska State Troopers say a 62-year-old Anchorage pilot was at the controls of a cargo plane that crashed Monday near Skwentna.

KTUU-TV ( reports Peter B. Iversen Sr. died in the crash of the twin-propeller C-1A Trader.

He was flying alone.

The crash site was found Tuesday about 17 miles west of Willow.

The cargo plane carried fuel and was on its way from Wasilla to the Nixon Fork Mine about 30 miles northeast of McGrath.

The National Transportation Safety Board is investigating the cause of the crash.

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